We just added native support to Intelligence X for the following data formats:
Native support means end-to-end support. This ranges from indexing and crawling files of various data sources, to processing them internally and presenting them to the end-user on the frontend intelx.io. Indexing is the process of taking a file, reading it, and extracting any text thus making it searchable.
intelx.io shows text preview in the results and supports inline view. This means that it immediately shows the text of a document in a detailed view (when you click on a result) without forcing the user to leave the website or download the file locally.
Inline view of office documents is a convenient feature, but also has an important security aspect: if the end-user downloads and opens unknown office documents (especially from the darknet), there is a risk of malicious embedded VBA macros and other exploits.
Intelligence X now natively supports all major office formats: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF.
Before, a PowerPoint file was displayed in the detailed view as “data salad” 🥗:
Now, you can see the text of the presentation (both in the preview and detailed view):
September 2019: Latest Updates We have two new major features to share: the Tree View and the History tabs. 📂 Tree View The Tree View tab shows related items to a search result. It simplifies the process of discovery and adds context to the search results. As for website results, it will show all other
We just released a major update – virtual folders. For some results, there is a new “Tree View” tab. It shows items that are related either because they are part of one container file, or because the original file was too big and was automatically split into multiple files. To put it simple, the Tree
One of the file formats that does not get much attention are “.DS_Store” files, even though they might be of interest in forensic cases when analyzing hard disks or other folders (including ZIP files) from Mac machines. “.DS_Store” is an abbreviation for “Desktop Services Store”. These files are created automatically by Apples “Finder” software (which